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  • Magic Johnson, basketball legend, is now a Dodgers owner

    Los Angeles Dodgers will be bought by a group of owners that includes NBA legend Magic Johnson for a staggering $2 billion. The Los Angeles Dodgers sale is the most expensive in professional sports history.

  • Korean baseball: Could scandal unseat the country's most lucrative sport?

    As Korea's eight baseball teams wind up spring training in the US and Japan, their sport is reeling under a bribery scandal that could threaten baseball’s ascent as the national pastime.

  • St. Louis Cardinals: Inside the Cards' wild ride to the World Series

    St. Louis Cardinals: Inside the Cards' wild ride to the World Series

    St. Louis Cardinals: The Cards beat the Milwaukee Brewers 12-6 on Sunday for the National League Championship Series. How did the team recover from a 10.5 game deficit in just one month?

  • In Pictures Fourth of July traditions

    A man dressed as Thomas Jefferson reads the Declaration of Independence in front of Independence Hall in Philadelphia on July 3, 2008. Mr. Jefferson was the primary author of the document declaring the independence of the 13 American colonies from Britain, celebrated on July 4 and known as Independence Day.

  • MLB Opening Day: Traditional opener in Cincinnati, and Yankees' Jeter goes after record

    MLB Opening Day: Traditional opener in Cincinnati, and Yankees' Jeter goes after record

    MLB Opening Day is today, with the requisite questionable weather. There are six games on the docket for MLB Opening Day, including the traditional day game in Cincinnati. Will Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter reach 3,000 hits?

  • In Pictures Baseball spring training

    Baltimore Orioles first baseman Derrek Lee waits for a Minnesota Twins player to step into the batter's box during the first inning of a spring training baseball game in Fort Myers, Fla., on March 23.

  • Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark

    Rickwood Field: A Century in America's Oldest Ballpark

    Rickwood Field – the country's oldest ballpark – is rich in baseball lore and legend.

  • Identity theft: five simple ways to protect yourself

    Identity theft: five simple ways to protect yourself

    Identity theft has been around forever. Even in ancient times, impersonators would pretend to be someone they were not – a prince, a long-lost heir to a great fortune, a merchant who had died at sea. The Internet has made the theft much easier. A hack here, a lost flash drive there, and tens of thousands of people can find themselves with false credit-card charges or drained bank accounts. In 2008 alone, 10 million Americans had their identity stolen. Here are five practical tips to keep your identity safe:

  • World Series: How much do you know about the Fall Classic?

    World Series: How much do you know about the Fall Classic?

    The 106th World Series, featuring the Rangers and Giants, is underway. With the help of MLB.com and Baseball-reference.com, we've come up with a quiz to test your knowledge of World Series history. You'll find answers to questions on subsequent pages and on the last page of the quiz.

  • Key to Texas Rangers victory: Home-grown talent

    Key to Texas Rangers victory: Home-grown talent

    The Texas Rangers excel in identifying potential players, then preparing them for the Big Leagues. Home-grown talent will be on display when they go to the World Series for the first time.